BlueVisor, a member company of Born2Global Centre, placed second in the latest Fintech Unicorn Battle in Asia, receiving recognition for its technological prowess and business viability.
The Fintech Unicorn Battle in Asia is a global pitch competition organized by Startup.Network. It provides an opportunity for investors to discover competitive startups and an opportunity for such startups to attract investment and enable their global growth.
The competition was divided into four categories: fintech, AI, healthtech, and other technologies. Over 1,800 companies from 125 countries around the world participated, and about 200 advanced to the main competition.
Selected as one of the top 10 companies in the fintech category, BlueVisor presented its plan to the judges and addressed their questions in the final round, which was streamed online. Over 40 investors from R3i Ventures and other companies participated as judges.
BlueVisor introduced a proposal for its flagship item HIGHBUFF, an AI asset management platform, which was highly rated for its concept, potential market, and competitiveness by judges. It won second place in the overall vote.
Hwang Yong-guk, CEO of Bluevisor, and Hong Seo-yeon, CMO of Bluevisor, said, “Placing second in a competition for promising global technology companies in AI, IoT, fintech, logistics, and other areas, means that we’ve received international recognition for our technology and marketability. Through this competition, international investors now know BlueVisor, and we are now presented with opportunities to partner with other fintech and IT companies. We hope to develop into a global fintech company.”
In addition to the existing AI asset management platform HIGHBUFF, BlueVisor has launched HIGHBUFF Interview, an AI interview solution that allows objective interviews in the age of contact-free communication. Further, the company has developed I.EARN, an AI content management solution, and is working on marketing these solutions, which are establishing themselves in the industry as products that limit human risk and offer time-saving and other material benefits.
Bluevisor, a member company of the Born2Global Centre, was selected as part of the NatWest FinTech Accelerator Programme, sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland. Bluevisor is the only one AI tech company, selected for fintech specialist program.
AI startup Bluevisor is the creator of HIGHBUFF, an AI platform for investing and asset management. HIGHBUFF completes all steps in the investment process from portfolio setup, investment asset allocation to re-balancing portfolio. The service is available on PC or smartphones.
The fintech accelerator program, operated by NatWest, a subsidiary of the UK's foremost banking and holdings company, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, will run for six months starting from October. All expenses and cost for the program will be covered by the Royal Bank of Scotland for the duration of the program.
NatWest's accelerator program, which focuses primarily on fintech companies, is conducted twice a year (April and June) in England for promising startups from all over the world that have high levels of growth potential.
Bluevisor CEO Yong-guk Hwang commented on the company's recent selection saying, "Now that we have this wonderful opportunity to enter the European market through Great Britain, the capital of European finance, we will be doing everything possible to become a globally-recognized company."
In addition to its most recent designation, Bluevisor was also selected as a "Top 20 Fintech Startup" in May by global accelerator Startupbootcamp and participated in the Plug and Play Tech Center (Silicon Valley) accelerator program. Earlier in September, Bluevisor participated in Takeoff Istanbul 2019, a pitching contest hosted by the Turkish government and the Republic of Turkey Investment Office. After beating the odds of 15,000:15, Bluevisor entered the pitching finals, where it received an award from Google and support funds from the Turkish government. In February, Bluevisor also made headlines as the first Korean company to win a challenge hosted by the Family Office Insight (FOI), a New York gathering of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) from all over the world. During the challenge, Bluevisor was interviewed by NASDAQ, for which it shared its views on fintech and the investment industry.